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Luther’s Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556

Carl R. Trueman

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263524
eISBN:
9780191682599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263524.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This book is a study of the Christian idea of salvation as seen through the eyes of five 16th-century English reformers: John Frith, John Hooper, Robert Barnes, John Bradford, and the famous Bible ... More


William Tyndale

CARL R. TRUEMAN

in Luther’s Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263524
eISBN:
9780191682599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263524.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This chapter examines William Tyndale, the discussion is divided into three sections: his early career, mid-career, and later career. From his earliest doctrinal writings, his soteriology was ... More


Vernacular Theology

Brian Cummings

in The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187356
eISBN:
9780191674709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187356.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The story of the English Reformation is the story of the politics of the vernacular, and at the same time, it is called vernacular theology. Fisher's problem is not just that there are no agreed ... More


Debates Over the Dead: Purgatory and Polemic in Henrician England

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the early Protestant or evangelical critique of purgatory by figures such as Simon Fish, John Frith, and William Tyndale in the reign of Henry VIII, and traditionalist Catholic ... More


William Tyndale and English History

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

William Tyndale is among the intellectual forebears of the English Revolution. David Rollinson's The Local Origins of Modern Society: Gloucestershire 1500–1800 provides much useful information about ... More


The Reception of Martin Luther in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century England

Carl R. Trueman and Carrie Euler

in The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

By challenging any assumed passivity in British adoption of continental reform, reception calls for a closer scrutiny of their relationships. The reception of Martin Luther in England reflects his ... More


Introduction

CARL R. TRUEMAN

in Luther’s Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263524
eISBN:
9780191682599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263524.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This study is divided into three parts. Part One deals with the historical and intellectual context of five English Reformers: William Tyndale, John Frith, Robert Barnes, John Hooper, and John ... More


Five Roads to Martyrdom

CARL R. TRUEMAN

in Luther’s Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263524
eISBN:
9780191682599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263524.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This chapter presents five brief biographies of five men: William Tyndale, John Frith, Robert Barnes, John Hooper, and John Bradford. It highlights the political forces that shaped their careers. It ... More


Converts

Peter Marshall

in Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300170627
eISBN:
9780300226331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170627.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the religious conversions in sixteenth-century England. Some historians have rightly warned us that there was more to the Reformation than a succession of individual religious ... More


The Myth of the Chosen Nation: The Colonial Period

Richard T. Hughes

in Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042065
eISBN:
9780252050800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042065.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The American myth of the Chosen Nation has its deepest roots in the Hebrew Bible, on the one hand, and the English Reformation, on the other. William Tyndale, through his 1534 translation of the New ... More


Common Priesthood in the Early English Reformation

Malcolm B. Yarnell III

in Royal Priesthood in the English Reformation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686254
eISBN:
9780191766152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686254.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Discussions of royal priesthood in the early English Reformation revolved around the doctrine’s potentially volatile social consequences. Erasmus prepared for more radical applications through his ... More


Literature in Crisis

Neil Rhodes

in Common: The Development of Literary Culture in Sixteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198704102
eISBN:
9780191822568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198704102.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the ways in which the Reformation produces a crisis for humanist literary values and the Erasmian ideal of bonae literae. Initially attacked by conservatives such as Martin ... More


. “The Baptiz’d Race”

Dennis Austin Britton

in Becoming Christian: Race, Reformation, and Early Modern English Romance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257140
eISBN:
9780823261482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257140.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 1 surveys writings by important English theologians—including William Tyndale, Thomas Becon, John Hooper, and John Whitgift—and shows that race became a powerful tool for clarifying the ... More


From William Tyndale to the King James Version

Mark A. Noll

in In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life, 1492–1783

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190263980
eISBN:
9780190456849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263980.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses William Tyndale's translation of the Bible, and how the Bible was translated into the King James Version. Printed Bibles in English was initiated by William Tyndale, who was ... More


English Protestantism (1520–1700)

David W. Kling

in A History of Christian Conversion

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780195320923
eISBN:
9780190062620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320923.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines conversion from the English Reformers to John Bunyan. Beginning with William Tyndale’s translation and annotations of the New Testament, the early evangelical movement promoted ... More


The Bible in English

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the early English translations of the Bible, including those prior to Reformation. English translations since the fourteenth century include those associated with John Wyclif, ... More


English Renaissance Criticism

Gary Day

in Literary Criticism: A New History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615636
eISBN:
9780748652099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615636.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses the development of English Renaissance criticism. The development of the language is greatly indebted to William Tyndale's translation of the Bible. Protestantism's main ... More


Traditional scriptural interpretation and sixteenth-century allegoresis: old and new

Margaret Christian

in Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical Exegesis: A Context for the Faerie Queene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719083846
eISBN:
9781526121042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083846.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Allegoresis is interpreting a text written with straightforward literal intent as if it were an allegory. In typology, a literal person or object is treated as an anticipatory example of someone or ... More


Dangerous Fruit: Selling Forbidden Books

Alexandra da Costa

in Marketing English Books, 1476-1550: How Printers Changed Reading

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198847588
eISBN:
9780191904011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847588.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter 2 examines the unique challenges printers faced in publishing evangelical material by writers like William Tyndale and John Frith: first, because it was potentially heretical or seditious and ... More


Secularization and Other Influences

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

William Tyndale's emphasis on the supremacy of the congregation made two important points: the local congregation is the significant religious body, not the national church; the congregation and its ... More


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